Suited Gear: Frank Stella
220 Clarendon St, at Newbury; Back Bay; 617.267.7505
This color-coded sale offers 30-60% off everything: Jack Victor suits, Gran Sasso cashmere sweaters, Loro Piana Storm System jackets, even fur-lined leather hunting hats from Wigens -- because it's one thing to murder a pheasant, but it's wholly another to insult them while looking like an ass in your promotional Lipitor hat.
Absurdly Cheap Gear: Crush Boutique
131 Charles Street, btw Revere and Mass; Beacon Hill; 617.720.0010
The girls at Crush want nothing more to do with their men's gear, taking 80% off it all, be it Penguin Black Label button-downs, Modern Amusement wallets, Ben Sherman cufflinks, or William Rast jeans, which must be awesome, because if Justin Timberlake knows one thing, it's boot-cut denim!
The men's stuff is no longer out front, but don't freak out -- just calmly ask to see it.
Flossy Gear: LouisBoston
60 Northern Ave, btw ICA Musuem & Moakley Federal Courthouse; 617.262.6100
Save 50% on everything in the men's department: Dries Van Noten and Avon Celli merino sweaters, Brunello Cucinelli cashmere winter hats, Neil Barrett suits, and button-downs from Luciano Barbera, Spurr, and Of The Cloth, which'll have you looking like a completely altar-ed boy.
A Lot of Gear: Tannery
11 Brattle Circle, at JFK; Harvard Square; 617.491.0810
50% off all AG and Citizens jeans, selected Arc'teryx and Burton jackets, Diesel pullovers, jeans, and belts, and selected items from G-Star, including their "Monk Pant", a flat-front pinstripe chino 1/2 pant, because when you're a man of god, it's all about the shants.
Use the Net to access pictures of sale'd gear at TheTannery.com
Street Gear: Karmaloop
160 Newbury St, btw Dartmouth and Exeter; Back Bay; 617.369.0100
Shop the 'loop online, and they'll drop an extra 30% off everything, including sale items, from Cipher kicks, to selvedge WeSC denim, to a Flud watch that looks like a mini Boombox -- so now your feeble, steeply sloped girl-shoulders should no longer prevent you from rockin' the block.
To get at the extra sale, just put in the code "Fresca" at Karmaloop.com
Prep Gear: North River Outfitter
126 Charles St, at Revere; Beacon Hill; 617.742.0089
Slash 40% off the price from button-downs, sweaters, and polos from Vineyard Vines, because, seriously, Figawi is only 4 months away!